Most web applications give people an interface to interact with and explore data. Thus, a core challenge of building applications is continuously and reliably syncing the data with the user interface. Toggled switches should stay toggled. Checked boxes should stay checked. Pushing the ‘like’ button should change that button to ‘liked’. The right data should […]
Modern web development offers an incredible variety of tools, libraries, and frameworks to build web sites/applications. As of 2016, jQuery, React, Angular, and Vue are the most popular front-end libraries/frameworks in use. They can all be used to build and accomplish similar things, but in different ways. What are the advantages/disadvantages of each? How does […]
The jQuery .css method is used to GET or SET DOM element CSS properties. The following tutorial will demonstrate 4 core concepts of jQuery’s .css method 1. GET a CSS property from a DOM element 2. GET multiple CSS properties from a DOM element 3. SET a CSS property on DOM elements 4. SET multiple CSS […]
A lot of things happen on webpages. People scroll, click, and move their mouses. Form inputs get entered and typed into. Pages load or get resized. These actions (and many others) are aptly called ‘events’ in web development. And responding to these events is a large part of what makes web applications interactive. Users do […]
appendTo produces a bi-weekly newsletter called the Modern Web Observer that will keep you up to date on trends with the Modern Web. Below is the introduction from Issue #30. You can sign up at https://appendto.com/mwo It seems that the issue of, “Do you need jQuery”, makes the headline rounds every few months. I always […]
It’s become cliche to say it takes a village to do something. Yet, when it comes to the Web, it’s true. The Web is built, and continues to thrive, because of the ongoing contributions of many members of the wider technology community.
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appendTo has been working with the support of Microsoft Open Tech since the fall of 2012 on making a version of jQuery work in developing Windows 8 Store Applications. With the upcoming jQuery 2.0 you’ll now be able to build Apps with the support of jQuery.